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OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for July 2017: Fiction and Nonfiction
August 24, 2017 at 2:30 am

As our China Bestseller Lists for July go to press, OpenBook's conference in Beijing has put the 2016 value of the Chinese books market at US$21 billion. The post OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for July 2017: Fiction and Nonfiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Rights Watch: Rio’s Biennial Book Fair Prepares Its Agents & Business Center
August 24, 2017 at 2:25 am

The year so far shows 'modest growth' in Brazil's beleaguered market, says Marcos da Veiga Pereira ahead of Rio's book biennial and rights trading program. The post Rights Watch: Rio’s Biennial Book Fair Prepares Its Agents & Business Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Canadians’ Reading Habits: BookNet Sees Smartphone Reading Rising
August 23, 2017 at 2:30 am

Reading ranks fifth in BookNet Canada's newest survey of respondents' leisure-time activities, and smartphone reading is on the rise. Thirty-eight percent say their reading increased in the last year. The post Canadians’ Reading Habits: BookNet Sees Smartphone Reading Rising appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

‘Concepts of the World’: Publishing in Mexico’s Indigenous Languages
August 22, 2017 at 2:30 am

Sixty-eight indigenous languages are spoken in Mexico by almost 7 million people. Several publishers focus on this linguistic diversity and oral traditions. The post ‘Concepts of the World’: Publishing in Mexico’s Indigenous Languages appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

On the Eve of Beijing International Book Fair: ‘Exponential Growth’
August 21, 2017 at 2:30 am

The Beijing Book Fair is growing thanks to to expanding international interest in the Chinese book market and demand for a place to conduct rights business in Asia. The post On the Eve of Beijing International Book Fair: ‘Exponential Growth’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Russian Censorship Is Being Intensified; Translated Work Examined
August 17, 2017 at 2:30 am

As an American author and her Russian publisher reveal, literary censorship is ongoing, and reports indicate that Moscow is increasing its efforts. The post Russian Censorship Is Being Intensified; Translated Work Examined appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Katie Espiner to Frankfurt’s Markets: Brexit Is Publishing’s Opportunity
August 16, 2017 at 2:30 am

'What we are producing is to be relied upon in this world of fake news.' This, says Orion's Katie Espiner, is global book publishing's message today. The post Katie Espiner to Frankfurt’s Markets: Brexit Is Publishing’s Opportunity appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women
August 15, 2017 at 2:30 am

'Women need to almost un-condition themselves,' says Emerald's Vicky Williams, who joins The Markets' panel at Frankfurt Book Fair on women in publishing. The post Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Germany’s Klett Partners with Romania’s Editorial ART in Educational Publishing
August 14, 2017 at 2:30 am

Watching Romanian youth leave for education elsewhere in Europe, Bucharest's Grupal Editorial Art is teaming up with Stuttgart's Klett Gruppe to raise educational standards at home. The post Germany’s Klett Partners with Romania’s Editorial ART in Educational Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Agency Rights Update: Madrid’s CBQ Agencia Literaria
August 10, 2017 at 2:30 am

A good agency's character is 'built with many authors, not single ones.' CBQ's Claudia Bernaldo di Quiros offers five titles making rights sales. The post Agency Rights Update: Madrid’s CBQ Agencia Literaria appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Danish Postcard Books: ‘A Very Precise and Highly Compact’ Format
August 9, 2017 at 2:30 am

'The readers feel the book was written to them,' says one of two authors of 'postcard books' in Denmark, books 'sent from somewhere unknown,' The post Danish Postcard Books: ‘A Very Precise and Highly Compact’ Format appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Russian Government Figures Put Book Piracy at 25 to 30 Percent
August 8, 2017 at 2:30 am

Russia's book piracy problem seems to be getting worse: in a new survey, two out of three respondents say they believe downloading pirated content is legal. The post Russian Government Figures Put Book Piracy at 25 to 30 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

A Handmade Tale: Mexican Publisher La Cartonera’s Collectible Books
August 7, 2017 at 2:30 am

Focused on Mexican and Latin American authors, La Cartonera publishes hand-made books with hand-painted covers. These literary creations are selling at home and abroad. The post A Handmade Tale: Mexican Publisher La Cartonera’s Collectible Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Turkey’s Turhan Günay, Evrensel Win IPA’s Prix Voltaire
August 3, 2017 at 4:00 am

Cumhuriyet Books publisher Turhan Günay—just released in Istanbul pending court action—and Evrensel publishing house are named Prix Voltaire winners. The post Turkey’s Turhan Günay, Evrensel Win IPA’s Prix Voltaire appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

On Copyright and Copies in Canada: A Federal Court Ruling Backs Publishers
August 2, 2017 at 2:30 am

'Allowing universities to copy for free that which they previously paid for' is not fair, rules a Canadian justice, in a closely watched copyright battle. The post On Copyright and Copies in Canada: A Federal Court Ruling Backs Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.